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Senior Landscape Architect, Nottingham, UK

Office Location: Nottingham

Salary: Competitive salary, comprehensive benefits inc BUPA, pension, life cover, travel insurance and more

Discipline team: Landscape Architecture


Job Description

Are you a Landscape Architect seeking your next opportunity within a forward thinking multidisciplinary consultancy, with a clear structured pathway and real opportunities for progression? SLR is seeking talented landscape architects at Senior grade (grades run from project to Senior, Associate, Principal and then Technical Director) to join its established Landscape team based in Nottingham, providing support to senior staff and helping to deliver LVIA, landscape design and landscape management for clients across a range of sectors including Built Environment, Minerals and Mining, and Power.

The successful candidate would work within an accomplished and well-structured team on a varied workload alongside some of the UK’s leading landscape experts with a commitment to quality and maintaining the highest professional standards.

SLR is a truly multinational consultancy and our clearly defined career framework and twice yearly promotion review process offers significant potential for career development and enhancement based on performance. Our “one team” culture, flat management structure and straightforward approach to project and budget management gives everyone the opportunity to progress and to work on interesting projects with valued clients. We strive to ensure that opportunities, both for new starters and for existing staff, are open to all and we have family friendly policies aimed at helping staff balance the needs of professional and family life. These include remote working, as well as the potential for part time, job share and other flexible working arrangements.

Along with a competitive basic salary, the successful candidate will receive a comprehensive benefits package including 25 days annual leave (excluding public holidays); flexible working arrangements; car allowance (Senior grade and above); private health cover; death-in-service cover; professional membership subscription, and pension. We would also provide mentoring on the Pathway to Chartership should this be required.


Reporting to the Landscape Discipline Manager the role would involve delivering a varied project workload, whilst providing guidance to more junior staff within the team.

Typical projects may include preparation of Landscape and Visual Assessments, discharging conditions and reserved matters, preparation of Vision documents, masterplanning, detailed hard and soft design and preparation of Landscape Management Plans.

You would be undertaking a range of diverse and challenging projects in support of the Directors and Principals including residential, mineral and mining and power developments. We would expect you to be interested in all areas of landscape work including landscape and visual assessment, design, implementation and landscape management.


Candidates should be able to demonstrate:
• Landscape Architecture Degree and/or Postgraduate diploma, and either holding or working towards Chartered status.
• An understanding of landscape planning methodologies and experience at drafting related reports (skills in both technical report writing and in the preparation of graphic material are required).
• Experience of masterplanning and detailed hard and soft design.
• An effective and confident communicator (both written and oral) to a broad audience, with the ability to work collaboratively.


SLR Consulting is an equal opportunities employer. Further details of our Equal Opportunities policy are available upon request.

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